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Oakland nonprofits want to reduce graffiti by hiring youth to paint murals on sites they've vandalized. Will property owners let them?

It's a good thing Wayne McNeil's customers don't visit his manufacturing business in Oakland's Fruitvale district. Otherwise, he said, he would have devoted a lot more resources over the last several years to covering up the endless graffiti on the facade of…

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